A Roster of Academy Graduates

During its first five years, the Broad Superintendents Academy has graduated almost 100 fellows, and 37 of them have landed jobs in the superintendency. The academy is an initiative of The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, funded by The Broad Foundation ( in Los Angeles.

Current Superintendents
These graduates of the Broad Superintendents Academy are serving in the superintend-ency at present. Where noted, the individual worked outside the education field prior to participating in the academy.

Cheryl Atkinson, Lorain, Ohio, appointed summer 2007; John Barry, Aurora, Colo., 2006-present, military; Thomas Brady, interim CEO, Philadelphia, Pa., 2007-present, military; Arnold Carter, Fairfield-Suisun, Calif., 2005-present, military; Paula Dawning, Benton Harbor, Mich., 2002-present, business; John Deasy, Prince George’s County, Md., 2006-present;

John Dilworth, Montgomery, Ala., 2007-present; Mark Evans, Andover, Kan., 2005-present; Michael Glascoe, Paterson, N.J., 2005-present; Maria Goodloe-Johnson, Seattle, Wash., appointed summer 2007; Peter Gorman, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., 2006-present; Patricia Green, North Allegheny, Pa., 2002-present; Carl Harris, Durham, N.C., 2006-present; Timothy Jenney, Fort Bend, Texas, 2006-present;

Christine Johns, Utica, Mich., 2006-present; Melody Johnson, Fort Worth, Texas, 2005-present; Nathan Levenson, Arlington, Mass., 2005-present, private sector; Lillian Lowery, Christina, Del., 2006-present; Susan Lusi, Portsmouth, R.I., 2005-present; Matthew Malone, Swampscott, Mass., 2005-present;

Barbara McGann, Marlborough, Mass., 2006-present, military; Nancy McGinley, Charleston County, S.C., appointed summer 2007, non-profit; Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, Pomona, Calif., 2006-present; Pablo Muñoz, Elizabeth, N.J., 2006-present; John Q. Porter, Oklahoma City, Okla., appointed summer 2007, private sector; Wendy Robinson, Fort Wayne, Ind., 2003-present;

Mark Roosevelt, Pittsburgh, Pa., 2005-present, government/nonprofit; Abelardo Saavedra, Houston, Texas, 2004-present; Deborah Sims, Antioch, Calif., 2006-present; Kimberly Statham, Oakland, Calif., 2006-present; Randolph Ward, San Diego County, Calif., 2006-present; Patricia Watkins, Prince Edward County, Va., 2006-present;

John Welch, Highline, Wash., 2005-present, higher education/private sector; Joseph Wise, Duval County, Fla., 2005-present, private sector.

Former Superintendents
These graduates of the Broad Superintendents Academy previously held a superintendency:
Thandiwe Peebles, Minneapolis, Minn., 2004-2006; Carlinda Purcell, Montgomery, Ala., 2004-2006; Joseph Vigil (deceased), Albuquerque, N.M., 2003